- The Washington Times - Saturday, November 6, 2004

When you go:

• Location: 748 Jackson Place NW.

mDirections: The Stephen Decatur House Museum is located block north of the White House.

• Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.

• Parking: Street parking.

• Admission: Free, but a $5 donation is suggested.

• Information: 202/842-0920 or www.decaturhouse.org.

• Miscellaneous: Street parking is limited, but the Decatur House is close to two Metro stops — Farragut West on the Orange and Blue lines, as well as Farragut North on the Red Line.

Other places to go for presidential history:

• The Smithsonian’s National American History Museum, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Phone: 202/633-1000. Web site: www.americanhistory.si.edu.

• White House Visitor Center, 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Phone: 202/208-1631. Web site: www.whitehouse.gov/history/tours.

mGeorge Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, 3200 George Washington Memorial Parkway, Mount Vernon. Phone: 703/780-2000. Web site: www.mountvernon.org.

• Jefferson Memorial, southern edge of the Tidal Basin SW. Phone: 202/426-6841. Web site: http://nps.gov/thje.

• Lincoln Memorial, Memorial Circle, between Constitution and Independence avenues SW. Phone: 202/426-6841. Web site: http://nps.gov/linc.

• Theodore Roosevelt Island, George Washington Parkway, just north of the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge. Phone: 703/289-2500. Web site: http://nps.gov/this.

• Woodrow Wilson House, 2340 S St. NW. Phone: 202/387-4062. Web site: www.woodrowwilsonhouse.org.

• Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Ohio Drive, West Potomac Park in Southwest. Phone: 202/426-6841. Web site: http://nps.gov/fdrm.

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